butter pecan squares

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all purpose flour
2 cups chocolate chips, divided
1/4 cup chopped pecans, divided

Heat oven to 350. Grease square pan (8 x 8 x 2 or 9 x 9 x 2). In small mixer bowl, cream butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until light and fluffy. Blend in flour. Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup pecans. Spread into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle with remaining 1 cup chips. Let stand 5-10 minutes or until chips soften; spread evenly. Immediately sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup pecans; press gently onto chocolate. Cool completely. Cut into squares. Makes 16 squares.

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